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Opinion L.A.Could Southern California Republican congressman Elton Gallegly please step in, and make one of his last acts in Congress a humane one –- one more time? The Supreme Court just threw out a California law, saying the state overstepped its......
Opinion L.A.Betting on whether the Supreme Court will declare "Obamacare" unconstitutional this year? At least some of the smart money is on "no." The American Bar Assn. devoted all 40 pages of the latest Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases......
Whether one supports or opposes President Barack Obama's health care reform law, the administration's choice not to prolong the appeals in the legal challenges to the act and to move the matter to the Supreme Court for review in the upcoming term should...
Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine. The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...
IRVINE — A panel of law experts and media met at UC Irvine on Wednesday to discuss how the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court has frequently come down on the liberal side of several major issues. The panel — consisting of Slate Senior...
A fundamental war has been waged in this nation since its founding, between progressive forces pushing us forward and regressive forces pulling us backward. We are going to battle once again. Progressives believe in openness, equal opportunity and...
Nation NowGPS tracking: The Supreme Court justices seemed concerned by the potential of GPS devices to track people and their movements....
Steve ChapmanThe sole dissenter in yesterday's Supreme Court decision upholding the right of Westboro Baptist Church members to protest near military funerals was Justice Samuel Alito. He insisted that Maryland's laws regulating such demonstrations confirms that...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals. The court voted 8-1 Wednesday in favor of Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church. The...
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Associated PressWASHINGTON -- Addressing a demand for economic answers, President Barack Obama will try to convince the American people and a divided Congress that he has a vision for speeding up job creation, promoting spending on the core of his agenda but promising to...
When it comes to freedom of speech nothing should be sacred and nothing should be profane. That’s just the way it is if, as Americans, we are to support the concept of the First Amendment — the first and most important — absolutely....
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